This article attempts to address the challenge of surveilling potential lone-wolf terrorists. Since these individuals act on their own, information cannot be collected using traditional police methods such as infiltration or wiretapping. Cohen et al.
This article focuses on the use of linguistic “weak signals”—digital traces of intent—in social media as a tool of counterterrorism aimed at preventing lone-wolf attacks.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism